SA20 Team Owners: IPL Team Bought All 6 Teams

Cricket South Africa(CSA)
Cricket South Africa(CSA)

SA20 team owners: Cricket South Africa confirms that six franchise owners of IPL have bagged the rights to own the teams of the newly launched South Africa’s T20 league.

SA20 Team Owners

SA20 Team Owners: RPSG has bought the franchise based out of Kingsmead in Durban while Reliance has bought the franchise which will have their home in Newlands, Cape Town.

The Chennai Super Kings-owned team will play out of Wanderers in Johannesburg while the Sun TV Network’s franchise will have their home in St George’s Park, Gqeberha.

Check out the SA20 Team Owners’ details below along with the home venue details:

Team Owner City Home ground
Durban’s Super Giants RPSG Group Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban
Joburg Super Kings India Cements Johannesburg, Gauteng Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
MI Cape Town Indiawin Sports Cape Town, Western Cape Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Paarl Royals Royals Sports Group Paarl, Western Cape Boland Park, Paarl
Pretoria Capitals JSW Group Pretoria, Gauteng Centurion Park, Centurion
Sunrisers Eastern Cape SUN Group Gqeberha, Eastern Cape St George’s Park Cricket Ground, Gqeberha


“The six franchise owners for South Africa’s T20 League have been confirmed following a rigorous process over the past few months,” Cricket South Africa said in its release.

“The open bid process, managed by Deloitte Corporate Finance, attracted over 29 entities who expressed interest in owning a franchise worldwide. Over 10 venues were made available for interested bidders to own a franchise and all 10 of them received expressions of interest,” the statement added.

Graeme Smith, who was recently appointed the head of the league, expressed his delight at the turn of events.

Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith

“We are thrilled to welcome our new franchise owners to the South African League taking place in January and February 2023. This is truly an exciting time for South African cricket; the overwhelming interest shows that the country remains valued in the global cricketing eco-system.”

“The strong sports background of the respective owners and the global brands they manage ensures that South African cricket and the broader industry will benefit from their expertise and resources, as they bring stability and experience to the League,” Graeme Smith added.